Calm and Soothe Yourself: Ways to Help Yourself Through Your Eating Disorder

PRESENTER: Betsy Zmuda-Swanson, MSW, SEP

DESCRIPTION: In this workshop you learn techniques to work with yourself, especially during anxious times. Be prepared to learn some new skills on how to kindly, gently, be with you. 


At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe stepping inside themself and outside of their thinking and often anxious brain.

  2. Discuss the skill of listening to your body.



Betsy Zmuda-Swanson, MSW, SEP

Betsy has been assisting clients into recovery of an eating disorder for over thirty years. Her passion for learning and providing psychotherapy services has led her through training in three body psychotherapies in addition to Family systems and the traditional cognitive therapies. She has also been the lead facilitator of the Quad Cities Eating Disorder Support Group for the past twelve years and is a founding member of Amy's Gift: Quad Cities Eating Disorder Consortium.